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"Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic"
Job Description - Part 4 - Abilities Needed

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Abilities Needed for: "Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic"

1) Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.


2) Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.


3) Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).


4) Multilimb Coordination -- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.


5) Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.


6) Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.


7) Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.


8) Finger Dexterity -- The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.


9) Selective Attention -- The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.


10) Rate Control -- The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.


11) Trunk Strength -- The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.


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12) Reaction Time -- The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.


13) Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.


14) Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).


15) Perceptual Speed -- The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.


16) Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.


Job Description for "Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  51-4031.00


 

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